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WHITE WIDOWS PACT – Locks Down May East Coast Tour; Tracking Of Debut LP Complete

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, music news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , on April 20, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Nirvana Cover From Converse Rubber Tracks Session Available

NYC-based mob, WHITE WIDOWS PACT, confirms that the tracking of their impending debut LP has been completed. The album was captured at the Wild Arctic with Dean Baltulonis over the past several weeks, and is being finalized now for release on a label to be determined later this year.

In the meantime, WHITE WIDOWS PACT has been unloading new material from the upcoming album live. The band also recently hooked up with Converse for an installment of their Rubber Tracks Sessions, the quintet laying down an ultra-gritty, sludge-groove hardcore version of one of Nirvana’s early works, “Negative Creep.”

Get down with WHITE WIDOWS PACT’s rendition of Nirvana’s “Negative Creep” below:

WHITE WIDOWS PACT will also head north on tour in several weeks, from May 4th through the 20th. The trip will take the band into Canada for several shows including three shows/showcases in as many days at Toronto’s CMW gathering. After six shows in Canada, WWP will roll back to their Brooklyn home turf on a seven-show run with Detroit-area hardcore quintet, Hollow Earth.

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WHITE WIDOWS PACT May 2014 Tour:

5/04/2014 Middle East (upstairs) – Cambridge, MA
5/05/2014 Geno’s Rock Club – Portland, ME
5/06/2014 La Sala Rossa – Montreal, QC
5/07/2014 Luneta Bar – Ottawa, ON
5/08/2014 Sneaky Dee’s – Toronto, ON @ New Damage CMW Showcase
5/10/2014 S.H.I.B.G.B.s – Toronto, ON
5/12/2014 Detour Music Hall – St. Catherines, ON
5/13/2014 The Beer Exchange – Windsor, ON
5/14/2014 The Yonka House – Detroit, MI w/ Hollow Earth
5/15/2014 Underground Lounge – Chicago, IL w/ Hollow Earth
5/16/2014 Basement Transmissions – Erie, PA w/ Hollow Earth
5/17/2014 Mr Roboto Project – Pittsburgh, PA w/ Hollow Earth
5/18/2014 The Boneyard – Atlantic City, NJ w/ Hollow Earth
5/19/2014 Casa De Sweezy – Centereach, NY w/ Hollow Earth
5/20/2014 The Acheron – Brooklyn, NY w/ Hollow Earth

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info on WHITE WIDOWS PACT:

http://www.facebook.com/WhiteWidowsPact

http://whitewidowspact.bandcamp.com

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LONG LIVE WHITE WIDOWS PACT.

LONG LIVE NYC.

Stone.

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EMPIRE OF RATS – S/T Debut From Columbus Ohio’s Hardcore Band Is: Stone’s METAL Pick Of The Day!

Posted in hardcore bands, metal bands, metal music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on April 10, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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4 Metal Fists Out Of 5!

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EMPIRE OF RATS – The self-titled debut album from Columbus Ohio’s Empire Of Rats was released back on October 31st, 2013, via A389 Recordings. This Hardcore group has taken their inner disgust for society’s status quo, annoying antagonists and whatever else pisses them off, funneling it all into fuel for a freaking impressive debut for (what’s left of) my eardrums. Empire Of Rats don’t screw around with their sonic brutality. If its legit, underground Hardcore that you crave, Empire Of Rats serves it up with ferocity. It’s that easy to explain.

Everything about this debut is pummeling, with the exception of the 1:05 intro to Early Mourning, which boasts a calming acoustic guitar number before succumbing to a mid-tempo (all band) Metal instrumental; an instrumental that reminds me of Metallica’s Ride The Lightning days. Overall, the vocals, musicianship, energy and rage on this album are what diehard Hardcore fans yearn for and I highly endorse Empire Of Rats. Metal be thy name. – Stone

Track Listing: Leeches, Another Minute In Hell, Bottomless Pit, Untitled, Society’s Zero, Rats Reign, Sinking, Little From The World, We’re Dead, Exposed, Early Mourning

* Empire Of Rats cover art by Linas Garsys.

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* For more info on EMPIRE OF RATS:

https://www.facebook.com/empireofrats

http://empireofratsoh.bandcamp.com/

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http://www.a389records.com/

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LONG LIVE EMPIRE OF RATS.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

LONG LIVE OHIO.

Stone.

COLDWAR – Announce New Album Release Date And Track List

Posted in Death Metal, hardcore metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , , on February 27, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Irish hardcore death metal punks Coldwar have released details of their eagerly awaited fifth album ‘Panthiest’, which will be released via Candlelight Records on 28th April 2014.

The band has today confirmed the track list, which includes ‘Heart Of Darkness’ which was released for free streaming upon announcement of the band signing to Candlelight Records. Check out the track list below.

Heart Of Darkness

Ether Child

Mazu Awakens

13th Moon

The Falcon Cannot Hear The Falconer

Ghostdance

Consciousness Paralysis

Abandonment Of Being

Last Days Of The 4th Sun

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Listen to ‘Heart Of Darkness’ from the upcoming Coldwar album ‘Pantheist':
https://soundcloud.com/candlelight-records/coldwar-heart-of-darkness

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(Source: Future PR)

* For more info on COLDWAR:

www.facebook.com/thisiscoldwar

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LONG LIVE COLDWAR.

LONG LIVE IRELAND.

Stone.

THROWDOWN “Intolerance” – New Studio Album Releasing January 21st, Via eOne Music

Posted in hardcore bands, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music, rock music news, world news with tags , , , , , , on December 30, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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THROWDOWN’s first studio album in four years, Intolerance, releases on January 21st, 2014, via eOne Music. Orange County California’s Hardcore and Metal warriors… THROWDOWN! Metal be thy name.

Below, listen To AVOW from Intolerance and get your senses scorched!

INTOLERANCE – Track Listing:

1. Fight or Die

2. Borrowed Time

3. Avow

4. Hardened By Consequences

5. Defend With Violence

6. Suffer, Conquer

7. Cut Away

8. Intolerance

9. Without Weakness

10. Born & Buried Alone

11. Condemned To Live

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* For more info on THROWDOWN:

Facebook: Throwdown

Twitter: http://twitter.com/throwdown

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LONG LIVE THROWDOWN.

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE HARDCORE.

Stone.

ENABLER “Shift Of Redemption” – This Hardcore Metal Will Smash You Senseless!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 13, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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4.5 Out Of 5 METAL Fists!

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ENABLER – The great Midwest cities of Milwaukee (WI), Dayton (OH) and Minneapolis (MN) are home to the unbelievably savage: ENABLER. Ever since I (finally) started to listen to their new EP, Shift Of Redemption, this band has made my Metal week! ENABLER fuses Metal, Hardcore and Punk into their own seamless form. If you’re into this scene of Hardcore Metal, get ready, cause ENABLER will smash you senseless!

Founding member, guitarist and vocalist Jeff Lohrber exhibits a top-tier Hardcore performance on this EP; as does this entire band and they have a raging chemistry that boils over through each song. If ENABLER’s musical hostility can’t get your ass moving, then, you’re already six feet beneath the ground. ENABLER has proven to me they are a fiery force to reckon with within this genre and Shift Of Redemption only magnifies my said belief. Metal be thy name.

Shift Of Redemption was released via Think Fast! Records worldwide on April 9th as a digital download and 7”; the first pressing was limited to 1,000 copies, with 350 copies pressed on gold wax and 650 on clear.

ENABLER:

Jeff Lohrber – guitar & vocals

Amanda Daniels – bass

Eric Dunn – lead guitar

Dave Mann – drums

Shift Of Redemption – Track Listing:

Shift Of Redemption

Live Low

Sacrifice

Fallselflessly

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* Shift Of Redemption artwork by Raf W.

* For More Info On ENABLER:

Facebook: Enabler (MKE)

http://www.enablerband.com

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LONG LIVE ENABLER.

Stone.

EMPIRE OF RATS – A389 Confirms Debut LP From Ohio Hate Crew; New Track Slaying At Lambgoat

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 8, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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A389 Recordings this week proclaims the signing of Columbus, Ohio-based death-dealers EMPIRE OF RATS and the impending release of their vindictive self-titled debut full-length recording this Autumn.

A cast of warriors who have collectively done time in Palehorse, Under One Flag, Pitboss 2000 and countless others unify in their hateful talents in EMPIRE OF RATS, forming a devastating style which is a brutal reminder that heavy hardcore is alive and well. On their self-titled debut LP these scene-veterans have created a perfect record that is sincere, energetic and unapologetically pissed-off without coming off as paint-by-numbers, an eleven-anthem dose of metallic, unsuppressed aggression with a style that will inspire fans of Hatebreeed, 100 Demons, Cold As Life, Ringworm, Crucified, Homewrecker and the like to seek street revenge on their enemies in no time. Bearing cover art by Linas Garsys, the deal is sealed and now A389 will release the album via download and 12” vinyl on October 1st, 2013.

Today Lambgoat dishes out the first public beatdown from Empire Of Ratswith an exclusive stream of the track “Another Minute In Hell” – CLICK HERE TO UNLEASH.

Having stormed crowds live regionally across American wastelands including pit-fueled sets at U.S. festivals including The Rumble, This Is Hardcore and more, EMPIRE OF RATS will announce new live throwdowns and tour actions in support of the looming LP over the coming months.

Empire Of Rats – Track Listing:

1. Leeches

2. Another Minute In Hell

3. Bottomless Pit

4. Untitled

5. Society’s Zero

6. Rats Reign

7. Sinking

8. Little From The World

9. We’re Dead

10. Exposed

11. Early Mourning

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On EMPIRE OF RATS:

Facebook: Empire of Rats

http://www.stereokiller.com/EmpireofRats

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A389 RECORDINGS:

Facebook: A389 Recordings

http://www.a389records.com

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LONG LIVE EMPIRE OF RATS.

LONG LIVE OHIO HARDCORE.

Stone.

HATEBREED – European / UK Tour 2013 – Mini U.S. Tour With GWAR! Info You Need!

Posted in hardcore, hardcore bands, hardcore metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on July 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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HATEBREED – Hardcore and Metal legends HATEBREED are gonna take another trek through Europe and the UK! It’s best that y’all click that link below for tour dates, venues and ticket info; especially if you live over on that side of the Metallin’ Atlantic!

Plus, there’s a mini tour this September with Gwar! Metal be thy name!

http://www.hatebreed.com/tour

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THE DIVINITY OF PURPOSE is OUT NOW! Released on January 29th, 2013, in North America, via Razor & Tie.

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HATEBREED:

Jamey Jasta – Vocals

Frank Novinec – Guitar

Chris Beattie – Bass

Wayne Lozinak – Guitar

Matt Byrne – Drums

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* For more info on HATEBREED:

Facebook: Hatebreed

http://www.hatebreed.com

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RAZOR & TIE:

Facebook: Razor & Tie

http://www.razorandtie.com

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LONG LIVE HATEBREED.

LONG LIVE GWAR.

Stone.

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